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· September, 2008

Stories about Bolivia from September, 2008

Bolivia: One Year Anniversary of Voces Bolivianas

Cristina Quisbert of Bolivia Indigena [es] celebrates one year since the start of the Voces Bolivianas project and writes that it “planted an important seed so that young peopple and...

Lula on the US ambassador’s expulsion: “Evo is right”

The New World Lusophone Sousaphone translates a comment on the expulsion of the American ambassador in Bolivia by Brazil’s President Lula da Silva: “If it is true that the U.S....

Bolivia: Lord of the Lakes Celebration in Oruro

The annual feast of Our Lord of the Lakes that takes place in the department of Oruro, Bolivia brings many surrounding communities to participate in a pilgrimage to the site,...

Peru: Bloggers Provide Thoughts on Conflict in Neighboring Bolivia

Peruvian bloggers provide their thoughts on the recent unrest in neighboring Bolivia. Juan Arellano of Globalizado rounds up the analysis.

Bolivia: Government Declares Martial Law in Pando

Bolivia continues to face social unrest, as anti-government crowds occupied government institutions in the city of Santa Cruz, and other clashes with pro-government supporters in the regions of Pando left...

Bolivia: Unlikely Tie on the Road Against Brazil

Hugo Miranda celebrates the unlikely 0-0 tie achieved by the Bolivian National football team against Brazil [es] in Rio de Janeiro for World Cup qualifiers.

Bolivia: Winners and Losers of Water War Eight Years Later

Vistenos Nuevos [es] provides his thoughts on the winners and losers of the “Water War” that took place in Cochabamba, Bolivia eight years ago and the winners were the leaders...

Bolivia: Faith Restored in Institutions

Carlos Gustavo Machicado of Guccio's [es] has his faith restored in Bolivian institutions when the president of the National Electoral Court ruled that a referendum for the new Constitution cannot...

Bolivia: National Electoral Court Suspends Referendums

The National Electoral Court of Bolivia suspended the various referendums originally scheduled for December 7, including the one that would seek approval of the new Constitution. Mario Durán of Palabras...

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